The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 7 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 113 189 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.01% 19.54% 16.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.89% 20.77% 17.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 130 111
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 £37.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.00% +120.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +8.57%
Developer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
950 910 960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 92.59% 94.11% 91.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 481 483
Median daily rate £410 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 30
Median hourly rate £15.75 £21.55 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.91% +39.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.61 £14.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Reading region that featured Developer in the job title.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Reading region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Reading region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 101 (36.33%) JavaScript
2 93 (33.45%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (30.22%) CSS
4 83 (29.86%) HTML
5 75 (26.98%) .NET
6 72 (25.90%) C#
7 71 (25.54%) SQL
8 68 (24.46%) Java
9 53 (19.06%) TDD
10 48 (17.27%) Web Services
11 45 (16.19%) Microsoft
12 44 (15.83%) Python
13 43 (15.47%) Linux
14 41 (14.75%) SQL Server
14 41 (14.75%) REST
15 40 (14.39%) MVC
16 38 (13.67%) Security Cleared
17 35 (12.59%) Unit Testing
18 34 (12.23%) AngularJS
18 34 (12.23%) Scrum
19 32 (11.51%) Business Intelligence
19 32 (11.51%) SC Cleared
20 31 (11.15%) jQuery
21 30 (10.79%) Windows
22 28 (10.07%) HTML5
23 27 (9.71%) SharePoint
24 26 (9.35%) OOP
24 26 (9.35%) RESTful
25 25 (8.99%) Microsoft Azure
25 25 (8.99%) Web Development

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (9.71%) SharePoint
2 14 (5.04%) JBoss
3 11 (3.96%) Node.js
4 7 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.80%) IIS
6 4 (1.44%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.44%) WordPress
7 3 (1.08%) CMS
7 3 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.08%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.72%) Apache
8 2 (0.72%) Drupal
8 2 (0.72%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.36%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.36%) Mule
9 1 (0.36%) nginx
9 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.36%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (5.76%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.16%) MS Office
3 2 (0.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (8.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.44%) Magento
3 2 (0.72%) Shopify
4 1 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.36%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.16%) Office 365
3 4 (1.44%) PaaS
4 3 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.08%) Azure Machine Learning
4 3 (1.08%) SaaS
5 2 (0.72%) GitHub
5 2 (0.72%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.72%) Scribe Online
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.36%) Boomi
6 1 (0.36%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.40%) Internet
2 12 (4.32%) HTTP
3 7 (2.52%) SSL
4 4 (1.44%) CTI
4 4 (1.44%) Kerberos
5 3 (1.08%) H.323
5 3 (1.08%) LDAP
6 2 (0.72%) DNS
6 2 (0.72%) FTP
6 2 (0.72%) SSH
6 2 (0.72%) Telepresence
6 2 (0.72%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.36%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.36%) Intranet
7 1 (0.36%) Network Security
7 1 (0.36%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.55%) NoSQL
3 20 (7.19%) Big Data
4 19 (6.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 17 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (5.40%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 14 (5.04%) MySQL
8 12 (4.32%) QlikView
9 11 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (3.60%) Relational Database
11 9 (3.24%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (3.24%) Hadoop
11 9 (3.24%) RDBMS
12 8 (2.88%) Riak
13 7 (2.52%) Power BI
14 6 (2.16%) Qlik Sense
15 5 (1.80%) Apache Hive
15 5 (1.80%) Datazen
15 5 (1.80%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (7.91%) Jenkins
2 18 (6.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (6.12%) Maven
4 14 (5.04%) Git (software)
5 11 (3.96%) Eclipse
6 9 (3.24%) Ant
6 9 (3.24%) JUnit
7 6 (2.16%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.80%) Cucumber
8 5 (1.80%) Xcode
9 4 (1.44%) Hudson
9 4 (1.44%) JIRA
10 3 (1.08%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 3 (1.08%) JMeter
10 3 (1.08%) RSpec
10 3 (1.08%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.72%) Build Forge
11 2 (0.72%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.72%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.72%) Subversion
General
1 11 (3.96%) Finance
2 6 (2.16%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.44%) Marketing
4 3 (1.08%) French Language
4 3 (1.08%) German Language
4 3 (1.08%) Italian Language
4 3 (1.08%) Publishing
4 3 (1.08%) Spanish Language
5 2 (0.72%) Automotive
5 2 (0.72%) Back Office
5 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.72%) Retail
6 1 (0.36%) Advertising
6 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.36%) Banking
6 1 (0.36%) Games
6 1 (0.36%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (30.22%) CSS
2 83 (29.86%) HTML
3 75 (26.98%) .NET
4 48 (17.27%) Web Services
5 41 (14.75%) REST
6 34 (12.23%) AngularJS
7 31 (11.15%) jQuery
8 28 (10.07%) HTML5
9 26 (9.35%) RESTful
10 23 (8.27%) ASP.NET
11 22 (7.91%) XML
12 20 (7.19%) Django
12 20 (7.19%) Spring
13 17 (6.12%) JSON
14 16 (5.76%) CSS3
14 16 (5.76%) SOAP
15 13 (4.68%) Hibernate
15 13 (4.68%) Java EE
16 12 (4.32%) Sass
16 12 (4.32%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.27%) User Experience
2 14 (5.04%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.24%) Visualisation
4 7 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.80%) Animation
6 5 (1.80%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.80%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (1.44%) W3C
8 3 (1.08%) DataPower
8 3 (1.08%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.08%) NHS
8 3 (1.08%) Statistics
9 2 (0.72%) CMDB
9 2 (0.72%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.36%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.36%) Clustering
10 1 (0.36%) Cryptography
10 1 (0.36%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.36%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 43 (15.47%) Linux
2 30 (10.79%) Windows
3 10 (3.60%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.80%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.80%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.08%) Unix
6 2 (0.72%) Android
7 1 (0.36%) AIX
7 1 (0.36%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (0.36%) Solaris
7 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.36%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.36%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (33.45%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (19.06%) TDD
3 40 (14.39%) MVC
4 35 (12.59%) Unit Testing
5 34 (12.23%) Scrum
6 32 (11.51%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (9.35%) OOP
8 25 (8.99%) Web Development
9 24 (8.63%) CRM
10 18 (6.47%) Data Protection
11 16 (5.76%) Data Modelling
12 15 (5.40%) Software Engineering
13 13 (4.68%) Software Testing
14 12 (4.32%) Kanban
15 11 (3.96%) Open Source
15 11 (3.96%) Responsive Web Design
16 10 (3.60%) Memory Management
16 10 (3.60%) SDLC
17 9 (3.24%) Front End Development
17 9 (3.24%) OO
Programming Languages
1 101 (36.33%) JavaScript
2 72 (25.90%) C#
3 71 (25.54%) SQL
4 68 (24.46%) Java
5 44 (15.83%) Python
6 24 (8.63%) PHP
7 19 (6.83%) C++
7 19 (6.83%) PL/SQL
8 15 (5.40%) T-SQL
9 14 (5.04%) VB.NET
10 9 (3.24%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.88%) Objective-C
12 7 (2.52%) C
12 7 (2.52%) R
12 7 (2.52%) Ruby
13 6 (2.16%) VBA
14 4 (1.44%) Scala
14 4 (1.44%) VBScript
14 4 (1.44%) XAML
15 2 (0.72%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 38 (13.67%) Security Cleared
2 32 (11.51%) SC Cleared
3 16 (5.76%) Degree
4 10 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.80%) Sun Certification
6 4 (1.44%) MCSE
7 3 (1.08%) MCSD
8 2 (0.72%) MCP
9 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.36%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.44%) SLA
2 3 (1.08%) FedRAMP
2 3 (1.08%) QA
3 2 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.36%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (1.08%) Docker
2 2 (0.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.72%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.36%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.36%) Capistrano
2 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 45 (16.19%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.91%) Oracle
3 7 (2.52%) Xamarin
4 5 (1.80%) IBM
4 5 (1.80%) Remedy
4 5 (1.80%) Tableau
5 3 (1.08%) Cognos
5 3 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.08%) Sony
5 3 (1.08%) Zend
6 2 (0.72%) Ab Initio
6 2 (0.72%) Apple
6 2 (0.72%) BMC
6 2 (0.72%) CA
6 2 (0.72%) Endeca
6 2 (0.72%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.36%) Adobe
7 1 (0.36%) Dell
7 1 (0.36%) HP
7 1 (0.36%) Informatica
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